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CBS
Jul 2, 2011 8:00am EDT
around. >> i can guarantee you there's something from a lot of big cities across the country and really something for everyone here this morning. >> all good. >>> the breaking news, former head of the international monetary fund is free to go anywhere he wants as long as he stays in the u.s. a judge friday released dominique strauss-kahn from the u.s. after prosecutors admitted there are problems with the rape case against him. sean hennessey of wcbs in new york has more. >> on this weekend strauss-kahn is enjoying his own freedom. the case is now hanging by a thread. for the first time in weeks, dominique strauss-kahn left his manhattan apartment finally free from house arrest gone with the ankle bracelet after prosecutors admitted there are problems with the housekeeper who accused him of sexual assault. >> there are substantial credibility issues. >> reporter: prosecutors admitted the 32-year-old told them a series of lies and her whereabouts after the attack, first claiming to hiding in the hallway, but later admitted to cleaning two rooms. >> i understand the circumstances surround
CBS
Jul 7, 2011 7:00pm EDT
the effort because this could all have a big impact on you. >> reporter: like a lot of families now a days our nation's leaders are fighting about how to pay the bills. think of the problem like a credit card that the nation has maxed out. the federal government can charge 14.3 trillion and then we are cut off and time is ticking down to an august 2nd deadline for congress to increase the amount of money it can borrow or default on its financial obligations. >> we need to come together over the next two weeks to reach a deal that reduces the deficit and upholds the faith and credit of the united states government and the credit of the american people. >> reporter: if a solution is not reached by august 2nd the consequences could be dire. the bipartisan policy center says the treasury would only have enough money to pay about half of its bills. some federal employees could get i.o.u.s instead of paychecks potentially including the military. but even more fallout would come from an historic default which would slash our credit rating with some to junk status. like missing a payment on a cred
CBS
Jul 4, 2011 7:00pm EDT
night. >> a big gust of wind came out of nowhere. try to turn around and stay home, get to my house and find two large oaks, one crushed my wife's car. >> national weather service says a macro burst touched down just after 6:20 with wind gusts up to 70 miles an hour. >> i heard a terrible noise. i thought it was lightning, but the next thing i know, all these branches were in my living room. >> a couple close calls. walked away from us, we're okay. >> i'm scott broom in whites ferry, maryland. abandoned camping equipment, bicycle parts, and discarded first aid supplies. neil reich was hit and killed by a falling tree by storms early sunday evening. >> that's too bad because everyone out here is having a good time. >> like a lot of people you meet on the trail, reich was on a long distance overnight trip when they were caught in the weather. reich was putting on rain gear, his friend had just pedal add short distance away, both were a long shelter away. rescuers used an atv and used chain saws, he died at the scene. >> scott, thank you. some more very sad news this independence
CBS
Jul 5, 2011 11:00pm EDT
and the responsibility that it's on her. >> i think that's a big failure for the justice system. >> so convicted only of four misdemeanor counts for which she has not yet been sentenced. why is casey anthony still behind bars tonight? why didn't her lawyers ask the judge to let her out until she is sentenced on thursday? some thought it was an oversight, a lawyer's mistake. but tonight gary nurenberg reports the answer may be for her own safety. >> reporter: they did get her for lying. >> we the jury find the defendant guilty of providing false information to law enforcement officers. >> reporter: but she's already been in custody for three years. >> i think the judge will release her on thursday. there is no reason to keep her in any longer. >> reporter: so why didn't her defense team ask that she be released pending sentencing. perhaps for her own safety to let tempers cool. the local sheriff saw the big crowds outside the courthouse. >> please, i ask this community, that regardless of one's personal beliefs about the innocence or guilt of casey marie anthony, that you maintain your peaceful resol
CBS
Jul 18, 2011 7:00am EDT
. and did you watch the game yesterday? wow. a big bummer for u.s. somer fans. the u.s. women's team was expected to win the world cup on sunday, had a lot of chances. but lost to japan on penalty kicks. it was a nail biter right to the end. it touched off huge celebrations in japan where they're still recovering from the disasters, the earthquake and tsunami, and we'll have more on that tough loss for the usa and also what lies ahead for the u.s. women in just a bit. >> so close. >> so close. >> but we'll get to that coming up. but first let's begin with the latest on the hacking scandal. on sunday, london's top cop quit over his department's connection to the accused phone hacker and while the woman in charge was arrested. elizabeth palmer is in london with more this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, chris. well, when this whole affair exploded exactly two weeks ago today, nobody dreamed how many powerful high profile people would be dragged in and down. rebekah brooks, the former murdock editor and british ceo, has now been bailed of a her ter arrest yesterday. she
CBS
Jul 5, 2011 7:00am EDT
to that coming up. but first, president obama and congress go back to work today in one of the big items on their to-do list is a deal to cult the budget deficit and raise the federal debt limit. joining us now is cbs news senior white house correspondent bill plante. bill, good morning. what is the latest on these negotiations? >> well, chris, in one word, they are deadlocked. still. there's been no further schedule of talks between the white house and congress. republicans remain opposed to any kind of new taxes. and democrats are just as adamant that there has to be some kind of new revenue. congress has raised the debt ceiling 102 times since it was first instituted in 1917. and ten times in the last decade. but never before have the stakes been so high, or democrats and republicans so unwilling to budge. norm ornstein is a longtime student of congress. >> normally what you see in these negotiations is tough stances, but at least some willingness to go, not halfway, but a quarter of the way to where the other side is. >> reporter: the gop is now united in its opposition to raising th
CBS
Jul 6, 2011 7:00am EDT
's no way you could go. everybody has a big stake in the case. >> vinnie is a former prosecutor. you seemed fairly confident the prosecution had done a sound job. you mentioned the way the jury was reacting to the defense, giving you an idea maybe this would not be good for the defense. of course things happened otherwise. you think the prosecution, anything you should have done differently in. >> not at all. it comes down to reasonable doubt. you know this is a criminal defendant's best friend, it's our system, the foundation of our system, reasonable doubt. this jury found it reasonable to believe that a grandfather would see his granddaughter drown in an innocent manner with no credible liability, take that innocent accident, cover it up to frame his own daughter for first-degree murder and watch her have to battle a potential death penalty, they found it reasonable, so under our system, she's not guilty. >> jennifer jose baez took his fair share of criticism throughout the trial but in the end emerges as a guy who played this, an attorney who played this very well. you mentioned the cou
CBS
Jul 18, 2011 5:00pm EDT
? >> reporter: anita, it's not pretty. four big boats are gone. a fifth boat is almost completely destroyed and you have the pier here at the washington yacht club. look at this back here. you can actually see how much of this dock is going to have to be replaced. so in total, we're talking almost a million dollars in damage. >> i saw a cloud billowing that wasn't really a cloud and i couldn't make sense of it. so i came out to look and see what it was and it was flames coming from the boats. >> jeffrey taylor was sleeping on his boat when the fire broke out around 3:00 this morning. >> what would happen if you didn't wake up? >> i don't want to think about that one. i don't want to think about that one. that would have been real bad. >> incredibly, no one was hurt, including jeffrey who saved some of the boats before firefighters arrived. >> tried cut loose some of the other boats and we got the water hose and started to at least keep some of them a little wet. >> but water can only do so much, even when you are surrounded by it. >> nothing you can do. you are helpless. and you are
CBS
Jul 6, 2011 6:00am EDT
you have my attention. your husband is awfully smart. we like mike. >> a big honor for one middle school in fairfax county. one. three schools in the whole nation honored for being environmentally friendly. the school, lanier middle on germantown road in fairfax. it won the green flag award for the national wildlife federation. students are encouraged to conserve energy and use less water. 30 schools in fairfax take part in similar ecoschools projects. >>> well, there is a new way to find green jobs across the mid- atlantic. it is called green works job portal. it is at marc green works.com. that's marc with a c. the seice search and recruitment tools. there are jobs across maryland, d.c. and virginia. to get a link, go to wusa9.com and look under our green news section. >>> it is 6:09. here's a look at what's still ahead in this how were of 9news now. >> reaction to the casey anthony murder trial verdic what next after she's found not guilty. >> paying for extras. learn the one perk to which frequent fliers say i will shell out the cash. >> your weather first when 9news now retur
CBS
Jul 10, 2011 1:35am EDT
taking on the trial on the "tonight" show only to have his casey anthony joke bomb, big time. >> i don't get this. casey anthony not guilty, not guilty. this means president obama's team is the second biggest people in america. did the mike go out? >> no, you're good. >> thashton kutcher simply retweeted this gem, o.j. simpson find this verdict outrageous. >> one of my favorites, anybody else hoping casey anthony is stupid enough to sue herself for millions in civil court? all right. as casey continues to be tried in the world of social media, coming up, has the mysterious father of caylee anthony just been identified? >> she gave me a name of eric baker. >> after casey anthony's mom spoke out, what happened to caylee's alleged father? plus -- >> if it doesn't fit, you must acquit. >> he came in with a presumption. he couldn't have done this. >> the biggest televised trials, the back story. then vanity fair on the billionaire split. >> the estimate of fees involved are about $20 million. >> a new york housewife versus a j.p. morgan heir. >> in depth on million-dollar celebrity divorces
CBS
Jul 5, 2011 5:00pm EDT
is causing some big problems this rush hour. the westbound lanes are shut down now because of a tractor trailer accident. the cab of the vehicle became separated from its load near oakton, virginia, the truck that was hauling hay caught on fire. the westbound lanes of 66 were backed up for several hours while firefighters sprayed down the hay. the driver of the truck was not hurt. now westbound traffic is being diverted on to route 123 this evening. >> they have been without power now for nearly two days. coming up, the rare step they have to take to get the power back on for folks in north arlington. anny. >> and we're looking at some really nice conditions tonight. here's a look at doppler radar where we have a few storms. we'll talk about the increase in humidity coming up a little later. >>> over international monetary fund chief domonique strauss- kahn may be trouble for now, but his legal troubles are far from over. filed a former complaint of attempted rape against strauss- kahn today in paris. claims he tried to sexually assault her in 2003. this all comes as the sexual assaul
CBS
Jul 4, 2011 7:00am EDT
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